DZ selects JDHS teacher as assistant principal

Dzantik'i Heeni’s newest assistant principal will be Juneau-Douglas High School teacher Kristy Germain.

Germain has taught social studies and English at the high school since 2003. She also taught for a year at Floyd Dryden Middle School. She has been the JDHS student government adviser since 2008 and has a master’s degree in educational leadership and Master of Arts in teaching from the University of Alaska Southeast. Germain also holds a Bachelor of Arts in history from Albertson College in Idaho. Germain is also a JDHS graduate and was born in Juneau.

“I am excited to continue to work with students in Juneau in this new capacity at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School," Germain stated in a release. "DHMS is a great school with dedicated staff and supportive parents and community members. The creative and enthusiastic students make DHMS a positive place to be and I look forward to being a part of it.”

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Germain was one of four candidates for the position, which is opening at the end of the year as current assistant principal Gary Campbell is going back to teaching.


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